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    • Grand Champion Berkshire Sow, 1957

    • Berkshire swine--Illinois State Fair; Swine--Illinois State Fair; Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption on the back: "State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 13 - Charles E. White, Watseka (Iroquois County), age 70, has been showing swine at fairs for 12 years, and today at the Illinois State Fair his Berkshire sow "Watseka Wanda" won for...
    • President Dwight D. Eisenhower chats with 4-H Club winners

    • Dignitaries--Illinois State Fair; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption: President Eisenhower chats with 4-H Club winners at a recent State Fair. Left to right are: Margaret and Harold Jepson, Elgin, with their Holstein calf; Governor William G. Stratton; the President; and Bonigail Bivin of Waverly with her...
    • Junior Grand Champion Rabbit Pen, 1986

    • Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair; Rabbits--Illinois State Fair; Californian rabbits--Illinois State Fair
    • Samantha Thompson, daughter of Governor James R. Thompson, proved to be a champion bidder by breaking the record for purchase of the Champion Rabbit Meat Pen with a bid of $525.00. Left to right: Governor James R. Thompson, Illinois Rabbit Queen...
    • Grand Champion Alpine Goat, 1954

    • Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair; Alpine goats--Illinois State Fair; Goats--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption: State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 18 - Seventy-two year old Mrs. F. N. Craver, of Bentonville, Ark., and her Grand Champion Alpine "A. R. Kara Del-Norte" are shown following judging for the coveted John W. Norris trophy at the...
    • Junior Grand Champion Wether, 1990

    • Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair; Sheep--Illinois State Fair; Suffolk sheep--Illinois State Fair
    • Suffolk Wether exhibited by Jared Schlipf of El Paso, Illinois, purchased by Rep. Lynn Martin for $2,500.00. Left to right: Illinois County Fair Queen Susan Chitwood, Jared Schlipf, Rep. Lynn Martin, Hayley Schlipf.
    • Reserve Champion Shorthorn Bull, 1950

    • Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair; Shorthorn bulls--Illinois State Fair
    • Caption: State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ill., Aug. 16 - Gene Mathers of Mason City, Ill., showing his Reserve Grand Champion Shorthorn Bull selected at the Illinois State Fairgrounds today. The 600-pound calf, "Leveldale Nomad," is owned and...
    • Grand Champion Berkshire Sow, 1948

    • Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair; Berkshire swine--Illinois State Fair; Swine--Illinois State Fair
    • Awarding of the trophy for the Grand Champion Berskshire Sow "Lynnwood Pioneer Lady 2nd" - owned by Krutsinger Brothers, Louisville, Illinois. [Note: this picture has been masked for publication in the Illinois State Fair Premium List.]
    • Junior Grand Champion Rabbit Pen, 1985

    • Grand Champions--Illinois State Fair; Californian rabbits--Illinois State Fair; Rabbits--Illinois State Fair
    • Californian rabbits exhibited by Rod Schiller of Oblong, Illinois, purchased by the Illinois Rabbit Breeders Association for $425.00. Left to right: unknown, Larry A. Werries (Dept. of Agriculture), Illinois Rabbit Queen, Governor James R....

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